Gall Inducing Fly
Adelaide Hills
Pale-footed Fungi Fly
Male: dorsal
Darked Winged Sun Fly (Pentachaeta sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Flies (Diptera)
Family: Toadstool Fly (Heteromyzidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Darked Winged Sun Fly (Pentachaeta sp)
This Photo:     

Thank you Tony Daley for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2011-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-May-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.